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Smoke Outlook for 9/20 - 9/21

Bobcat Wildfire
News – 9/20/2020

Special Statement

Smoke Advisories remain in place for portions of the South Coast Air Quality Management District and the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District. Please see the links below for more information.


Three fires are now burning in the forecast area: The Bobcat, (91,017 acres, 15% containment) the El Dorado (22, 071 acres, 59% containment), and the Snow Fire (4200 acres, 5% containment). Yesterday, the Bobcat was the most active of these fires which grew 28,460. Numerous evacuation orders and warnings were issued today as the fire continued to make an aggressive push on the north, western and eastern edge. 


Today, southwest winds will continue to transport the smoke northeast of the fires, into the downwind mountain and desert communities.. Additionally, the communities along the outhwestern portion of the Bobcat fire will continue to experience smoke overnight, until it clears the following day.

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